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Southern Grits Casserole

  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Quick cooking grits 1 Cup (16 tbs) (uncooked)
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3 , beaten
  Shredded cheddar cheese 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (divided)

Microwave the water at HIGH until boiling in a 1 1/2 quart casserole, or use the conventional range to boil.
Add grits, butter, salt, and peppers to the water.
Cover with waxed paper.
Microwave at HIGH 5 minutes, stirring twice.
Stir some of the hot grits into the beaten eggs.
Stir in 1 cup of cheese and add egg-cheese mixture to grits.
Stir well to mix.
Microwave at HIGH 5 minutes.
Rotate dish 1/2 turn after 2 minutes.
Sprinkle the reserved 1/2 cup cheese on top of mixture.
Microwave at HIGH 2 minutes or until cheese melts.
Let stand 3 to 4 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1732 Calories from Fat 961

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 108 g166.7%

Saturated Fat 64.6 g322.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 912.8 mg304.3%

Sodium 4215.3 mg175.6%

Total Carbohydrates 121 g40.5%

Dietary Fiber 8.4 g33.8%

Sugars 2.9 g

Protein 69 g137.5%

Vitamin A 106.3% Vitamin C 4.1%

Calcium 131.9% Iron 47.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Southern Grits Casserole Recipe